Sewing Center:

1010 Alabar Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Shop Hours:

Monday - Friday 10 -6
Saturday 10 - 3
Closed Sundays

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Choose from our selection of quality sewing and embroidery machines from Brother.  Features and options you have to see to appreciate.   V Series machines with laser light and sensor pens for accuracy beyond belief.  Bigger needle-to-arm space for those of you who like to machine quilt.  Also, a line of machines for the budget-conscious sewer will be here just in time for holiday shoppers.

Long Arm Quilting with Handi-Quilter

You've pieced the top and need to do the quilting.  Don't struggle with your home sewing machine, or spend hours and hours hand quilting when you can be done in around 4 hours using our long-arm.  Call us to schedule a day to use the machine.  We have batting and thread.  You just bring your top and backing.  We'll help you with the rest!

We also do custom quilting for you.  Come in today and show us your project. Lets talk about what you'd like to do.


We have some great new Accuquilt dies just waiting for you to try.  Accuquilt gives you the piecing and applique precision your looking for.  Great for "rag" quilts, too. Come see the possibilities you can create by turning and rearranging the pieces from just one or two dies.  Not ready to purchase the cutter yet?  Come in and rent our for $10 per project and do all your cutting here in the store. You'll love the results!

Or have us do the cutting for you using the Accuquilt Studio cutter.  Just bring in your fabric and pattern and we can get you to the fun part of piecing!


Introducing Scan N Cut, the world's first  home and hobby cutting machine with a built in scanner --- giving the ability to scan almost anythinbg you can get your hands on and place on the machine to cut out.  Developed with advance cutting edge technology that Brother is known for., this machine is truly an incredible innovation in electronic cutting machines.

Machine Service & Repair

Have you had your machine cleaned recently?  Maybe it's not running as smoothly as it should.  Are you having a particular problem with your machine?  Let our certified technician help you out. 

Robison Anton and Jenny Haskins Embroidery Thread

Wonderful colors of top-quality embroidery threads to make your embroidery creations sparkle and shine. Add to your collection of colors for your next project!


We carry a small amount of top quality fabrics to choose from, including flat folds, fat quarters, jelly rolls, charm packs.  We also carry a selection of pre-cut quilt kits.  These have been cut with the Accuquilt cutters for accuracy and are all ready for you to start sewing.  We can also cut fabric of your choice for most quilt patterns.  This is a huge time saver and should improve your accuracy when piecing.

Scissors Sharpening

Scissors aren't cutting they way they should?  Bring them in and let us sharpen them for you.   Keep your fabric sheers seperate from paper cutting scissors to keep that sharp edge as long as possible.